Von Cugnasco | Mountain hiking | Capanna Orino | Swiss Alpine Club SAC

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Hiking or climbing on routes in alpine terrain requires good physical health, meticulous preparation and technical skills in mountain sports. The routes presented here are undertaken at one’s own risk. If you want to safely practice mountain sports, taking training courses run by experts is highly recommended by the SAC. All the contents of the SAC Route Portal are put together with utmost diligence. However, the Swiss Alpine Club and the authors cannot guarantee that the information provided here is up-do-date, correct and complete. Therefore, the SAC and the authors cannot be held liable for possible errors.

Von Cugnasco (Normal route) Capanna Orino 1395 m

  • Difficulty
    T2
  • Ascent
    3:30 h, 1210 m
  • Descent
    40 m

Via Monti del Laghetto

Abwechslungsreicher Aufstieg zur Capanna Orino. Unterwegs kommt man an den schön gelegenen Monti del Laghetto vorbei – wo kein Laghetto wartet, aber eine ganz besondere Aussicht auf die Magadinoebene.

Route description

Cugnasco – Capanna Orino

Von der Kirche unweit der Haltestelle Cugnasco, Posta auf markiertem Bergweg durch das Dorf hinauf, zum Ortsteil Sciarana und an einigen Rebbergen vorbei nach Brancadella. Der Weg holt etwas nach links aus und führt zu den Monti di Brancadella, dann im Einzugsgebiet eines kleinen Tälchens zu den Monti del Laghetto. Nun nordwärts hinauf zur Kuppe P. 1385, rechts um P. 1479 herum und, zuletzt leicht absteigend, zur Waldlichtung der Capanna Orino.

Additional information

Departure point

Cugnasco (225 m)

Author

Marco Volken

Marco Volken is a freelance photographer and alpine journalist. He has co-authored numerous books on the Alpine region, including illustrated books, non-fiction books, hut guides, hiking and club guides, ski touring and climbing guidebooks.

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